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Khutba

Safa and Marwa are not part of Masjid-ul-Haram

Q. Can a female attend the Masjid/Haramain on Jumuah during her menses only to listen to the khutbah? A. It is not permissible for a woman in the state of menstruation (Haidh) to enter any Musjid including Musjid-ul-Haram (Makkah) and Musjid Nabawi (Madinah). However,...

Reciting Qur’an loudly in a group.

Question: Is it allowed for a group of people – who are sitting together – to recite the Qur’an loudly at the same time (each individual reciting so loud that the other can hear)? Is there a difference in the ruling where they are all reciting the same ayaat or surah...

A Muslim woman as the head of a mosque.

Q. Could a muslim woman be the head of a mosque? A. Allah has revealed a perfect way of life for mankind and Has blessed us with the religion of Islam. Through this religion, Allah Has not only given us instructions with respect to rituals and acts of worship, but has...

What exactly does Makrooh Salaat mean?

Assalaamu Alaikum I have seen few places you mentioned that salaah will be makrooh, like performing behind an Imam who shaves or clips his beard or jummah salaah is makrooh where khutba is in English.  What exactly does Makrooh Salaat mean? Does it mean there is no...

Status Of Eid Salaah Without Deliviring The Khutbah

Question: The Imam forgets to deliver the Khutba after the EidSalaat. On the same day, he comes to the EidGah to perform the Juma’ Salaat in which he delivers the Juma’ Khutba. Knowing that the EidSalaat was performed without the Khutba, would it be in order or do we...

Banning someone from the Masjid

Question  Recently in our masjid, a few sisters created havoc when they started to raise their voices in a loud tone. They insulted other Muslims, and disrupted the entire Juma Khutba and Salaah. What are the guidelines of the shariah regarding them and their...